TV News Roundup: MTV Sets Premiere Dates for ‘Awkward’ & ‘Faking It,’ First Look at Disney XD’s ‘Walk the Prank’

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“The Price is Right” is heading to primetime this year with three reality show themed specials, and MTV has set the return dates for “Awkward” and “Faking It.” Plus, here’s your first look at Disney XD’s hidden camera show “Walk the Prank.”

Premiere Dates:

CBS is bringing daytime staple “The Price is Right” to primetime with three shows centered around the network’s reality TV series’ “The Amazing Race,” “Survivor,” and “Big Brother.”The specials will include appearances by the shows’ respective hosts Phil Keoghan, Jeff Probst and Julie Chen, as well as partnering former racers, castaways and houseguests with fans of the show.

MTV‘s “Awkward” and “Faking It” both return on March 15. “Awkward” resumes with the second half of its fifth season, and “Faking It” heads into Season 3.

Casting News:

Jamie-Lynn Sigler will guest star in two episodes of Freeform’s “Baby Daddy.” Sigler will play Sarah Gilcrest, the “hot teacher” from Ben’s (Jean-Luc Bilodeau) high school days. He returns to school and meets her when he comes to take a test he failed so that he can officially graduate.

First Look:

Disney XD has released the first trailer for the hidden camera comedy show “Walk the Prank,” which premieres Wednesday, Apr. 6 at 8:30 p.m.

The show is created by Adam Small and Trevor Moore and centers around a team of practical jokesters who create pranks for an online hidden camera show. Cody Veith, Bryce Gheisar, Jillian Shae Spaeder, Brandon Severs, and Tobie Windham star.

“We are confident that Adam and Trevor will give Disney XD one-of-a-kind storytelling and unscripted surprises with the pranks,” said Adam Bonnett, exec VP of original programming of Disney Channels Worldwide.

Watch a first look at “Walk the Prank” here:

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